1990 Cadillac Aurora Concept

The Cadillac Aurora is a 4 door saloon (sedan) style car with a front positioned engine powering all four wheels. The 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 4.5 litres. It provides power and torque figures of 200 bhp (203 PS/149 kW) at 4400 rpm and 366 Nm (270 lbft/37.3 kgm) at 3200 rpm respectively. Power is delivered to the wheels by means of a 4 speed automatic gearbox. It weighs a claimed 1588 kg at the kerb.

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1990 Cadillac Aurora Concept information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4849 mm
How heavy?
1588 kg
What size engine?
4.5 litre, 4467 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
203 PS / 200 bhp / 149 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
366 Nm / 270 ft.lb / 37.3 kgm @ 3200 rpm

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1990 Cadillac Aurora data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2850 mm 112.2 inches
Track/tread (front) 1499 mm 59 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1539 mm 60.6 inches
Length 4849 mm 190.9 inches
Width 1880 mm 74 inches
Height 1405 mm 55.3 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight 1588 kg 3501 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.5 litre
4467 cc
(272.593 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 92 × 84 mm
3.62 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.1
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 203 PS (200 bhp) (149 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output 44.8 bhp/litre
0.73 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 366 Nm (270 ft·lb) (37.3 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque 81.93 Nm/litre
0.99 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminum block; cast iron head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system SMPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1029.6 kPa (149.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 558.38 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 127.7 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
93.92 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
125.94 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.65 kg/kW
17.79 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels all wheel drive  
Torque split
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7 x 18
Wheel size rear 7 x 18
Tyres front Goodyear 225/55 R 18
Tyres rear Goodyear 225/55 R 18
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 260 mm
Rear brake diameter 254 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.7
Final drive ratio 3.06
general
Carfolio.com ID19041
Production total
Model code
Model family Concept
RAC rating 42.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1990 Cadillac Aurora added before December 1995.
Last modified 2017-05-20.